Canon launches groundbreaking camera Canon EOS 1D C
April 13, 2012
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From the BJP by Simon Bainbridge
Introducing the EOS 1D C, Canon’s newest digital SLR camera aimed at filmmakers, delivering advanced video capture tools, launched alongside four new lenses and a pro interchangeable-lens camcorder.
In a raft of new announcements this afternoon, Canon has unveiled the EOS 1D C, the latest addition to its Cinema EOS system, supporting 4K video capture.
The camera, which Canon is aiming at the motion picture, television and high-resolution production industries, supports in-camera 4K (4096 x 2160) video recording with 4:2:2 colour sampling, “offering greater creative freedom for video professionals… [and] delivering outstanding video quality, advanced low light performance and film-like dynamic range” in a DSLR-sized body, it claims.
The 1D C offers variable resolutions and frame rates, capturing 4K video using eight-bit Motion JPEG compression at 24p, while Full HD (1920 x 1080) is available at frame rates up to 1080/60p. The camera supports internal recording to Compactflash cards at all resolutions up to and including 4K, or video (excluding 4K) can be output to external recorders via an integrated HDMI terminal using an uncompressed YCbCr 4:2:2 signal.…MORE
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The EOS-1D C with a CN-E24mm T1.5 L F cinema lens attached. (Credit: Canon)